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House Democrats Fear DOE Officials Hindering Clean Energy Grants

February 14, 2020
House Democrats are raising concerns that top Department of Energy (DOE) political officials are hindering wind, solar and other renewable projects by deliberately slowing down the use of funds for clean energy grants proposals and preventing staff from issuing the grants. But Republicans are countering that DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is spending its appropriated grants funding in a “responsible” way. Lawmakers weighed in on the department’s clean energy funding at a Feb. 5 House science...

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